Every Day Birds
BY Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, illustrations by Dylan Metrano
Orchard Books, 2016
Written in flowing, rhythmic verse and Illustrated with richly colored cut paper Every Day Birds introduces readers to twenty common birds. The light verse celebrates birds in their unique colors, habits, habitats, and songs. The illustrations of each bird are so vivid and alive, it’s a pleasure to turn each page to study the art. It’s easy to imagine seeing each bird and recalling your own experience of seeing the bird in your neighborhood.